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Old 11-02-2003, 08:26 AM   #1
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Installing additional libs ?

is there anything special I have to do to install another library thats needed by some software ?
I m trying to install the Lightwave renderer under Linux and this damn thing always tells me that the is needed. So I copied the to /usr/lib/ ... did ldconfig ... and ldconfig -p | less ... lib is there..but still I get a " is needed by lwsn-7.5c-583" ..
What do I miss ???

Thanx for any help

Old 11-02-2003, 08:57 AM   #2
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usually when a msg appears saying that a is needed, it means
install the package that provides that dependency

this is a search site for rpm's
type in the required

and hit search
there may be more than page of results
just look for the package that matches your version of linux
Old 11-02-2003, 11:32 AM   #3
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Thanx for the link..but it doesn t find any rpm that is related to
As far as I looked around in the net this lib comes with some kind of Intel compiler ...or so
I don t have to install a complete new compiler to get this f&%/% renderer running ? ...please tell me that I don thave to

Old 11-02-2003, 11:50 AM   #4
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do a google for libcxa, that should tell you what prog provides it, then you can d-load package or source. source is better, but package is easyer.


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